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Research Day 2008

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​Research Day 2008 was held on Tuesday April 8th, 2008.  This year the department was privileged to have as our distinguished judges Dr. George Elleker - Associate Dean of Postgraduate Medical Education, Dr. Donald Russell - Professor Emeritus Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging and Dr. Ed Wiebe - Director of Undergraduate Medical Education for the Department of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging. The following topics were presented:

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT PROJECTS:
Construction of a computerized radiology teaching file for undergraduate medical students
Bernice Lau

The effect of polytetrafluoroethylene lined stents on survival after transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt insertion
Joe Sommerfeldt

Estimation of Radiation Exposure from Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization in a Pediatric Cardiac Transplant Population
Kathleen Leung

MRI Can Depict Calvarial Diploic Veins In-Vivo
Khalil Jivraj

RESEARCH  PROPOSAL:
Use of Oral and Rectal Contrast Media in Abdominal CT for Penetrating Trauma
Darryn Receveur

GRADUATE STUDENTS:
Bone interface identification in a vertebra using ultrasound: a preliminary study
Chan Zhang

Utrasonic Image Reconstruction of Long Bone Based on Born Scattering Theory
Rachel Zheng

Ultrasonic backscatter from trabecular bone: a preliminary study using a single cylinder model
Kai Huang

FELLOWS:
A retrospective review of the Inferior Vena Cava Filter:  Indications, Retrieval and Complications
Patanjali Chaturvedi

Efficacy and safety of vertebroplasty in vertebral compression fracture
Kamran Golmohammadi

RESEARCH PROPOSALS:
Magnetic Resonance Imaging for In Vivo Tracking of Cancer Antigen-Specific T Lymphocytes
Ryan Hung

The Use of Fetal MRI in the Pre and Postnatal Management of Congenital Pulmonary Airway Malformation
Lucy Jamieson

IN PROGRESS: 
Determination of the optimal concentration of iodinated contrast for detection of loose intraarticular bodies in CT arthrography using a 64 slice scanner
Vipal Vedd

Sevofluorane Sedation in Pediatric VCUG
Phil Chen

COMPLETED PROJECTS:
Comaprison of MR Venography to Ultrasound and Conventional Venography in the Diagnosis of Pediatric Deep Venous Thrombosis
Anna Zavodni

Fetal MRI of the Normal Thymus
Scott Gregoire

DVT Prophylaxis in blunt hepatic trauma patients: A retrospective multicentre review of 106 patients
Peter Salat​